PowerXtend runs transparently when apps are used. It is software engines dynamically optimize CPU/GPU computational load and reduce power consumption in social, gaming, browsing, and navigation apps while maintaining excellent user experience.
PowerXtend integrates within the Android graphics framework, making real-time decisions based on content and context. Consequently, it reduces the heat emitted from the device in high usage.
With fewer stops for charging, PowerXtend increases device mobility and offers a better user experience compared to other power-saving solutions. Its patent-pending technology provides device manufacturers with a superior power saving system. Flexible and powerful API and controls enable maximal customization of the end-user experience.
PowerXtend has been integrated into over 160M devices. Available as a ‘private label’ solution, it allows device manufacturers to offer their users a complete energy management solution.
Description: LucidLogix was an Android software development company that focused on building power saving software. It's main goal was to enable and extend battery life of Android smartphones
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After putting the desktop web in the rearview mirror, the smartphone and its apps have cemented their position as the top media channel, growing exponentially the time spent on the device by the average consumer. Lucid’s PowerXtend is the Android de-facto standard in extending the smartphone operating time, hence facilitating more time spend on the device. PowerXtend increases the mobile operating time by up to 20% and reduces heat dissipation.
PowerXtend bridges the gap between mobile hardware limitations and increasing mobile content use.
Lucid’s M-Trinity architecture manages all aspects of power savings on the Android device. It combines the three M pillars that together constitute the full power-saving suite for the device.
MIND – This is Lucid’s core innovation. The Mind is comprised of multiple proprietary and patented power-saving engines. ICE engine is the newest addition to PowerXtend Mind, providing superior user experience while reducing power consumption in gaming applications. PowerXtend Mind engines make real-time decisions based on content and context. The proprietary algorithms optimize CPU/GPU computational load which results in lower power consumption.
MODULES – PowerXtend includes four content tuned modules to support power saving for the most commonly used application types – Gaming, Social, Web browsing, and Navigation. PowerXtend modules address content dynamically, have minimal memory footprint, straight forward integration and allow for live adjustment using the Dynamic Tuning mechanism. Embedded in the Modules is PowerXtend Touch which adds another facet to enhancing the user experience, intelligently detecting the user’s activity. Overall, PowerXtend modules extend battery time by up to 20%.
MANAGER – is the application layer that allows full control over PowerXtend Modules. The Manager is divided into a Java API and an Android application.
PowerXtend is the de-facto standard in mobile energy management. The fully customizable package maximizes device power savings while maintaining the best user experience possible. The suite guarantees smooth integration into the Android infrastructure and maximum customization options for the device vendor.
The patent-pending PowerXtend product suite optimizes CPU/GPU computational load which results in lower power consumption in your smartphone. It addresses content dynamically in social networking, gaming, browsing, and navigation apps. The PowerXtend API enables the device maker to optimally manage the user experience. PowerXtend apps have minimal memory footprint providing for straightforward integration.
- PowerXtend Social is a powerful solution that is specifically designed to extend battery life while using social networking and instant messaging (IM) apps on Android devices.
- PowerXtend Social works transparently and flawlessly with leading popular social networking apps.
- PowerXtend Social can be configured with PowerXtend Touch technology for enhanced user experience
- PowerXtend Social saves power by intelligently allocating processing resources that balance the application requirements and the user experience.
- PowerXtend Social energy-saving helps extend your battery life and reduce the heat released from the device.
Up to 20% more battery time when playing games on smartphones
- PowerXtend Game+ is a powerful software solution that is specifically designed to extend battery life while playing games on an Android device.
- PowerXtend Game+ comes with over 500 tested games
- PowerXtend Game works transparently and flawlessly with hundreds of leading game titles.
- PowerXtend Game saves power by intelligently allocating processing resources that balance the game requirements and the user experience.
- PowerXtend Game energy-saving helps extend your battery life and reduce the heat released from the device.
- PowerXtend Nav is a powerful software solution that is specifically designed to extend battery life while navigating and using location-based services on an Android device.
- PowerXtend Nav works transparently and flawlessly with leading navigation software.
- PowerXtend Nav saves power by intelligently allocating processing resources that balance the GPS application requirements and the user experience.
- PowerXtend Nav energy-saving helps extend your battery life and reduce the heat released from the device.
Up to 20% more battery time when browsing on smartphones
- PowerXtend Web is a powerful software solution that is optimized for extending battery life while scrolling and reading through web pages on an Android device.
- PowerXtend Webworks transparently and flawlessly with existing browsers.
- PowerXtend Web can be configured with PowerXtend Touch technology for enhanced user experience
- PowerXtend Web saves power by intelligently allocating processing resources that balance browser requirements and the user experience.
- PowerXtend Web energy-saving helps extend your battery life and reduce the heat released from the device.
PowerXtend is the De-Facto standard for Android power-saving software. But don’t take our word for it. Here you can see these real-life references for power-savings on devices using PowerXtend.
China Battery Life Challenge 2016 – January 10th, 2016
In the January 2016 Flagship Smartphones Battery Life Challenge in China, the Meizu PRO5 with PowerXtend was the last device running after all other screens went dark. The PRO5 is the first device to integrate PowerXtend version 3.5, the PowerXtend version that introduces the groundbreaking, patented, ICE power saving engine.
Test conditions and scenario:
- Play game “Need for Speed”
- Display brightness 150 nits
- Airplane mode
- 100% battery
- Sound muted
PowerXtend crosses 150 million installations
Debuted in 2013 and already built into more than 150 million licensed Android devices, PowerXtend makes your phone battery last up to 20 percent longer when you’re using the most battery-draining applications: chatting, gaming, multimedia browsing and navigating.
PowerXtend Social with PowerXtend Touch Running
PowerXtend is both content and context-aware. The contextual PowerXtend Touch technology guarantees a smooth and uninterrupted experience when users directly interact with the device. Touch enables native user experience when the one interacts with the device and reduced power when running video and graphics.
PowerXtend Reduces CPU Temp When Apps are Running
PowerXtend’s device temperature reduction depends mainly on the platform’s hardware, usage scenarios, and apps. Temperature measurement is integrated into Lucid’s integration process and temperature could also serve as PowerXtend Trigger Point which is configurable by the device manufacturer.